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June 27th, 2018 South African HIV/Aids experts are again at the forefront of the international fight against the disease, reports City Press. Last week, Kevin Osborne and Keletso Makofane, were appointed to lead the world’s largest and most powerful association...

June 27th, 2018 Generics and Biosimilar Manufacturers of SA (GBMSA) has announced the election of Lorraine Keyser as their new chair, the first woman to have been elected chair of the organisation since its inception 41 years ago. Keyser, who is currently...

April 11th, 2018 What do you do if you're in the middle of nowhere and you have a heart attack? According to a Live Science report, if you're a nurse alone in Western Australia, apparently the answer is, save your own life, damn it. A case report tells the...

March 28th, 2018 Professor Heather Zar from the University of Cape Town and Red Cross Children’s Hospital has been honoured for eher work on pneumonia, tuberculosis and asthma. Annually for the past 20 years, the L’Oréal Foundation has recognised five...

March 28th, 2018 Johannesburg paediatrician Kerryn Neilson‚ who raised more than R1m last month to help pay for a novel chemotherapy drug‚ has succumbed to blood cancer, reports The Times. On Friday morning of last week‚ Neilson's husband Sheldon broke the...

March 14th, 2018 Dutch adventurer Wim Hof is known as "The Iceman" after establishing several world records for prolonged resistance to cold exposure, an ability he attributes to a self-developed set of techniques of breathing and meditation, known as the Wim Hof...

February 14th, 2018 The first nuclear physician to have trained in KwaZulu-Natal‚ Dr Alphonse Msomi‚ plans to put his skills to good use in fighting cancer, reports The Times. "I could go to Gauteng or the Western Cape but there are already dozens and dozens of...

January 31st, 2018 Unbelievable as it may sound, Dr Viwe Mtwesi (32), the country’s youngest cardiologist, is unemployed. This is according to a City Press report, which said that Mtwesi completed her cardiology training at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in...
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